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Oklahoma City, OK
A 20-year-old female asked:

Burning stabbing pain in between shoulder blades and spine down to mid back? hurts on both sides but worse on left

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 37 years experience
A few ideas: Burning pain=often nerve pain.Stabbing=usually musculoskeletal.If you have both between shoulders w/more on 1 side, this is common w/ thoracic spine & rib dysfunction.Nerves may be getting stretched or pinched, muscles spasmed, & blood flow compromised.A good history & phys, incl osteopathic hands-on exam may find cause.Treatments may include pain meds, prolotherapy, manipulation,neuroprolo, etc
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Last updated Mar 11, 2019


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